Helen Keller International (HKI)

The mission of Helen Keller International is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.

Helen Keller International (HKI)
352 Park Avenue South Suite 1200
NY, NY 10010
United States
212-532-0544
http://www.hki.org

President and CEO

Kathy Spahn

Management Team

HKI's Senior Management Team consists of eight members: the President and CEO, the Senior Vice President of Programs, the Senior Vice President of Finance and Opereations and Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Development and Communication, the Vice President of Eye Health, Vice President and Regional Director, Asia Pacific, Africa null, and the Vice President of Human Resources.

Board of Directors

HKI holds three Board meetings every year, the executive, finance and development committees each meet four times annually. HKI's current Board of Directors has 21 members., HKI's Senior Management Team consists of eight members: the President and CEO, the Senior Vice President of Programs, the Senior Vice President of Finance and Opereations and Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Development and Communication, the Vice President of Eye Health, Vice President and Regional Director, Asia Pacific, Africa null, and the Vice President of Human Resources.

Project Leaders

Jennifer Klopp
Emily Chau

Mission

The mission of Helen Keller International is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.

Programs

HKI implements Eye Health and Nutrition programs in 22 countries, including the United States. HKI programs combat malnutrition, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, trachoma, onchocerciasis (river blindness) and refractive error. In addition to trachoma and onchocerciasis, HKI works to combat other neglected tropical diseases including lymphatic filariasis, soil-transmitted helminths (worms) and schistosomiasis.

Statistics on Helen Keller International (HKI)

Financial Statistics

  • Other funding sources: HKI receives grants from government agencies, private corporations, foundations and individuals and receives gifts-in-kind.
  • Religious Affiliation: None